Today’s Daily Update

The House will consider seventeen bills under suspension of the rules. The Senate will resume consideration of David Bernhardt, to be Deputy Secretary of the Interior.

House

 

Friday

  • The House was not in session.

 

Today

  • On Monday, the House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business. Votes will be postponed until 6:30 p.m.
  • Legislation Considered Under Suspension of the Rules:
    • 1) S. 114 – A bill to authorize appropriations for the Veterans Choice Program, and for other purposes, as amended (Sponsored by Sen. Dean Heller / Veterans Affairs Committee)
    • 2) H.R. 3218 – Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Phil Roe / Veterans Affairs Committee)
    • 3) H.R. 282 – Military Residency Choice Act (Sponsored by Rep. Elise Stefanik / Veterans Affairs Committee)
    • 4) H.R. 1058 – VA Provider Equity Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Brad Wenstrup / Veterans Affairs Committee)
    • 5) H.R. 1690 – Department of Veterans Affairs Bonus Transparency Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Claudia Tenney / Veterans Affairs Committee)
    • 6) H.R. 2006 – VA Procurement Efficiency and Transparency Act (Sponsored by Rep. Mike Coffman / Veterans Affairs Committee)
    • 7) H.R. 2772 – SEA Act (Sponsored by Rep. Scott Taylor / Veterans Affairs Committee)
    • 8) H.R. 2781 – Ensuring Veteran Enterprise Participation in Strategic Sourcing Act (Sponsored by Rep. Neal Dunn / Veterans Affairs Committee)
    • 9) H.R. 2749 – Protecting Business Opportunities for Veterans Act of 2017, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Jack Bergman / Veterans Affairs Committee)
    • 10) H.R. 3262 – Grow Our Own Directive: Physician Assistant Employment and Education Act of 2017 (Sponsored by Rep. Ann Kuster / Veterans Affairs Committee)
    • 11) H.R. 95 – Veterans’ Access to Child Care Act, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Julia Brownley / Veterans Affairs Committee)
    • 12) H.R. 1848 – Veterans Affairs Medical Scribe Pilot Act of 2017, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Phil Roe / Veterans Affairs Committee)
    • 13) H.R. 2333 – Small Business Investment Opportunity Act of 2017 (Sponsored by Rep. Steve Knight / Small Business Committee)
    • 14) H.R. 2056 – Microloan Modernization Act of 2017 (Sponsored by Rep. Stephanie Murphy / Small Business Committee)
    • 15) H.R. 2364 – Investing in Main Street Act of 2017 (Sponsored by Rep. Judy Chu / Small Business Committee)
    • 16) H.R. 3180 – Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Devin Nunes / Intelligence Committee)
    • 17) H.R. 3298 – Wounded Officers Recovery Act of 2017, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Joe Barton / House Administration Committee)

 

Senate

 

Friday

  • The Senate was not in session.

 

Today

  • The Senate stands adjourned until 4:00pm on Monday, July 24, 2017.
  • Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and resume consideration of Executive Calendar #100, David Bernhardt, of Virginia, to be Deputy Secretary of the Interior, with all post-cloture time expiring at 5:30pm.
  • Monday, July 24th at 5:30pm – 1 roll call vote
    • Confirmation of Executive Calendar #100, David Bernhardt, of Virginia, to be Deputy Secretary of the Interior

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

No hearings scheduled.

 

Notable Legislation Introduced

 

Financial Services

H.R.3326 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To increase accountability, combat corruption, and strengthen management effectiveness at the World Bank.
Sponsor: Rep. Barr, Andy [R-KY-6] (Introduced 07/20/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: 07/20/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.3321 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To require the establishment of a national strategy for combating the financing of terrorism and related financial crimes, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Budd, Ted [R-NC-13] (Introduced 07/20/2017) Cosponsors: (2)
Committees: House – Financial Services
Latest Action: 07/20/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

S.1601 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend the Fair Housing Act to establish that certain conduct, in or around a dwelling, shall be considered to be severe or pervasive for purposes of determining whether a certain type of sexual harassment has occurred under that Act, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Shaheen, Jeanne [D-NH] (Introduced 07/20/2017) Cosponsors: (3)
Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: 07/20/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

S.1595 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to amend the Hizballah International Financing Prevention Act of 2015 to impose additional sanctions with respect to Hizballah, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Rubio, Marco [R-FL] (Introduced 07/20/2017) Cosponsors: (1)
Committees: Senate – Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Latest Action: 07/20/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

 

Health

H.R.3338 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To require that health plans provide coverage for a minimum hospital stay for mastectomies, lumpectomies, and lymph node dissection for the treatment of breast cancer and coverage for secondary consultations.
Sponsor: Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3] (Introduced 07/20/2017) Cosponsors: (33)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, Education and the Workforce
Latest Action: 07/20/2017 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, and Education and the Workforce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the…

H.R.3325 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide States with the option of providing coordinated care for children with complex medical conditions through a health home, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep. Barton, Joe [R-TX-6] (Introduced 07/20/2017) Cosponsors: (5)
Committees: House – Energy and Commerce
Latest Action: 07/20/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

 

Transportation

S.1612 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)
A bill to expand the definition of highway safety improvement project under section 148 of title 23, United States Code, to include education integrated into an approved State strategic highway safety plan, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen. Hatch, Orrin G. [R-UT] (Introduced 07/20/2017) Cosponsors: (0)
Committees: Senate – Environment and Public Works
Latest Action: 07/20/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

 

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